A Bookkeeper, Payroll earns an average wage of $16.17 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are General Ledger Accounting and Human Resources.

$28,751 - $59,191
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$43K
$59K
MEDIAN: $43,255
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$11.94 - $21.93
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MEDIAN: $16.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,751 - $59,191  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $4,872  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
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$25,771 - $53,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $21.93  
   
Overtime
$20.13 - $37.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$484.79 - $4,872  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,771 - $53,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 407

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Job Description for Bookkeeper, Payroll

Larger companies frequently have a specialized accountant employed as a payroll bookkeeper. This payroll specialist ensures everyone working for the company - from salaried managers to hourly employees - are paid accurately and in a timely manner. This person ensures that all payroll deductions are properly assessed and helps maintain their organization's payroll bookkeeping records, so they are kept up to date and comply with federal and state regulations.

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Bookkeeper, Payroll Tasks

  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper, Payroll

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,601

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Key Stats for Bookkeeper, Payroll

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper, Payroll Salaries



National Average
$37,000



Skills That Affect Bookkeeper, Payroll Salaries




Bookkeeping
0%

Accounts Receivable
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

ADP Payroll System
0%

National Average
$37,000









Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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